Have your say on how we can transform services for the next 10 years
14 March 2023
The Trust has started work on a new Clinical Strategy. This means we need to think about how we are going to deliver care for patients and improve services to meet the needs of the people of Medway and Swale.
New Women’s Staff Network launched on International Women’s Day by Trust
08 March 2023
To mark International Women's Day the Trust has launched a new Women’s Staff Network to help make the voice of female colleagues, and those who identify as women, stronger and to help tackle issues experienced by individuals.
Overseas NHS Workers' Day - Friday 3 March 2023
03 March 2023
Paul Wanyonyi Simiyu is one of more than 1,900 overseas workers who moved to the UK to take up career opportunities at Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
To mark Overseas NHS Workers’ Day (Friday 3 March 2023), the Practice Development Nurse spoke about his experience of leaving Kenya to join the Trust.
League of Friends shop to undergo refurbishment from Sunday 5 March
02 March 2023
The shop in the hospital’s main entrance, run by the League of Friends, is to undergo a major refurbishment to bring visitors and patients a greater choice of refreshments and an improved shopping experience.
Ward undergoes £1.4 million makeover to improve patient experience
27 February 2023
A new and improved Keats Ward has reopened to patients at Medway Maritime Hospital after undergoing a £1.4 million makeover.
New end of life scheme introduced to promote dignity, respect and compassion
20 February 2023
A new scheme to promote dignity, respect and compassion at the end of a patient’s life has been introduced to the theatre and recovery areas at Medway Maritime Hospital.
Help us create Medway NHS Foundation Trust's Research and Innovation strategy
14 February 2023
The Research and Innovation Team is working to create a Research and Innovation strategy for Medway NHS Foundation Trust and they want your input to help them shape it.
Consultant’s idea leads to new Beano comic strip being created to help children prepare for surgery
13 February 2023
A new online Beano comic strip has been created to help children who need to have an operation understand what it’s like to have a general anaesthetic and help reduce their anxiety about surgery. And it's all thanks to Doctor Samantha Black, who works as a Consultant Paediatric and Perioperative Anaesthetist and Paediatric Anaesthetic Lead for the Trust, for coming up with the idea.
Earthquakes in Turkey/Syria border region
09 February 2023
We are shocked and saddened by the news from Turkey and Syria of the devastation and loss of life following the major earthquakes earlier this week.
Two-year-old former cancer patient rings bell to mark end of treatment
07 February 2023
A bell on a children’s ward for young patients to ring to mark the end of their cancer treatment is finally chiming after three years of silence.
Read about two year old Tadhg Mealey and his mum Courtney being invited back to Dolphin Ward so the toddler could ring the End of Treatment bell - almost two years to the day since his treatment ended.